Business Development Associate- Warri/imo/lagos/kogi

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  • Location:

    Lagos, Nigeria
  • Industry:

    Energy / Power
  • Specialization:

    Sales / Business Development
  • Job Type:

    Full-time
  • Salary:

    Negotiable
  • Required Experience:

    2 to 5 years
  • Posted:

    30th August, 2018 (1 month ago)
  • Application Deadline:

    10th September, 2018

Name: MacTay Consulting
Email: recruitment@mactayconsulting.com
Phone: 01 270 6336
Website: www.mactaygroup.com
Address: No. 5 Prince Adelowo Adedeji Street Lekki Lagos Nigeria,

Job Description

  • Represent client in designated region
  • Recruit new Entrepreneurs to the network
  • Train new Entrepreneurs in business skills, entrepreneurship skills, technical knowledge, leadership skills and agency skills using the methodology
  • Coach new and existing Solar Sister Entrepreneur by providing guidance, support and challenge to help them build and grow their businesses
  • Work alongside Entrepreneurs to identify opportunities
  • Work alongside Entrepreneurs to identify solutions to their business challenges
  • Work alongside Entrepreneurs develop long-term, well-defined goals and realistic action plans to increase their sales to new and existing customers
  • Aid in the identification of new products or services for existing markets or, new markets for existing products and services
  • Arrange and facilitate weekly meetings with in their communities
  • Manage logistics for distribution of products for region, including ordering, safe keeping and distribution of product for entrepreneurs’ inventories
  • Process all sales transactions in accordance with  procedures
  • Maintain and update all required reports and data
  • Achieve impact targets for region aligned with enterprise goals

Responsibilities

The Business Development Associate is responsible for recruiting, training and supporting a network of women entrepreneurs in a defined region. The Business Development Associate is responsible to oversee assist and guide the Entrepreneurs in growing and developing their small business or business ventures to bring clean energy access to their communities. The individual will report to the Nigeria Country Manager.

Our ideal candidate will bring a commitment to mission of creating energy access for everyone, everywhere. The candidate will have the ability to work independently and will have a strong background in training, coaching and mentoring and strong past experience in understanding business and marketing as well as a solid understanding of coaching principles as it relates to entrepreneurial venture.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required. This position is full time and requires frequent travel to develop and support the network of entrepreneurs.

Requirements

  • Superior organizational skills and time management
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Team-oriented and flexible
  • Post-secondary degree in a business management or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience working with small business
  • Demonstrated facilitation and coaching experience
  • Community leadership / sale experience a plus
  • Willingness to travel to remote areas for community engagement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in English and at least one local language
  • Strong IT and social media skills
  • Strong recordkeeping skills, attention to detail
  • Self-starter and highly motivated
  • Ability to accept and provide constructive feedback
  • Effective deadline management skills
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Must have Social & Community work experience up to 3-5 years 
  • Must be able to speak and relate in the local language

Qualifications

  • Superior organizational skills and time management
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Team-oriented and flexible
  • Post-secondary degree in a business management or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience working with small business
  • Demonstrated facilitation and coaching experience
  • Community leadership / sale experience a plus
  • Willingness to travel to remote areas for community engagement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in English and at least one local language
  • Strong IT and social media skills
  • Strong recordkeeping skills, attention to detail
  • Self-starter and highly motivated
  • Ability to accept and provide constructive feedback
  • Effective deadline management skills
  • Strong customer service orientation

Required Skills